“Truthfulness Is the Foundation” by Caity Bolton [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in New York City, USA with Caity Bolton who sings “Truthfulness Is the Foundation” based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha.

You can also watch the recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel here:


This song was filmed and recorded in New York City, USA, January 2017.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics in Swahili, the lyrics in English, followed by the chords:

“Ukweli ndio msingi wa njema
zote za binadamu
Ukweli ndio msingi wa njema
zote za binadamu
Bila ukweli, maendeleo na kufaulu
katika malimwengu yote ya Mungu,
haviwezekani kwa roho yoyote.”

– Abdu’l-Baha

“Truthfulness is the foundation of all human virtues. Without truthfulness, progress and success in all the worlds of God are impossible for any soul.”

– Abdu’l-Baha


Em Bm D Em

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

About the Author

Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a mother, a wife and a bookworm but professionally she is a museologist and a library technician. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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